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WHUT
Jul 31, 2010 7:00pm EDT
. >> the lockerbie bombing. the u.s. senator in charge of the inquiry said his committee will come to britain for answers. ferry in the u.s. military over the afghan wikileaks. >> the truth must come first. first the truth because without the truth, no public policy is going to work. >> hello. the oil giant bp announced a multibillion-dollar losses and in the wake of the gulf of mexico spill. it also has a new chief executive to take over from beleaguered -- beleaguered boss tony hayward. the company has allocated more than $72 billion to cover the cost of the spill. this is cold comfort to be thousands of people whose lives have been blighted by the disaster. as peter marshall reports from louisiana, bp may be in for one of the biggest and longest battles in oil spill history. >> people say the petrochemical industry is just as dangerous. there are a lot of industries that are dangerous. this is just unsafe. >> by nature, and he is attacks and the thrill seeker. he is a profession of lawyer. he is about to swoop on to bp. and jump ♪ad >> bp has a routine of taking more risks and and their
CBS
Jul 31, 2010 7:30pm EDT
crushing, unquote. u.s. officials believe the pakistani and afghanny operatives working in tandem locally with u.s. intelligence now face serious threats to their own safety. he claims he withheld publishing over 15,000 pages to doubts over information security. again, apparently he believes that operatives named in the documents have nothing to fear. >> there is a military argument for keeping some information secret. ity leaks website creates danger for human sources who supply information to the cia, is there any other damage from wicky leaks to u.s. intelligence efforts in afghanistan? >> there's afghans in there, john, who have been named and who have been identified as to where they live. those people are in danger right now of being murdered and their families of being murdered. critics on this panel, i would think, and opponents of the afghan war. this man is a saboteur of american foreign policy and of the war effort and i think this is deeply damaging and the people that did this aught to be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. i do believe this, john, there's no question
PBS
Jul 30, 2010 6:00pm PDT
more u.s. soldiers were killed in afghanistan in the last 24 hours, bringing the total to 66 for july-- the most in a single month since the war began. >> woodruff: and i'm judy woodruff. on the "newshour" tonight, ray suarez talks to two veterans of the iraq and afghanistan conflicts about the continued challenge from deadly roadside bombs or i.e.d.s-- the number one killer of americans. >> lehrer: we explore the latest mix of economic numbers and the prospects for the auto industry with business reporter micki maynard and economist martin bailey. >> woodruff: david brooks and ruth marcus, sitting in for mark shields, present their analysis of the week's news. ♪ >> lehrer: and sting with strings. jeffrey brown talks to rock star sting about his newest musical challenge-- performing with a 45 piece orchestra. >> the royal if i ma mar:-- philharmonic is a serious orchestra. so in a way it does flatter my ego but also i have to step up to the plate and... and you know, so it's a big challenge for me. >> lehrer: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." major funding for the pbs newsho
FOX
Jul 30, 2010 10:00pm PDT
's an interesting scene near phoenix. >> reporter: arizona's governor predicts a long battle to the u.s. supreme court. >> we are disappointed but we did what we wanted. we got the injunction. i will still means, as you well know that the lawsuit will continue to move forward and the merits of case will be heard. >> reporter: but, first the injunction against the key provisions come to the 9th circuit court of appeal, its hub in san francisco, its judges spread across several states. >> that's biggest circuit in the country by far. so we have a lot of action out on the west coast. it's not surprising that the 9th circuit is as controversial as it is. >> reporter: historically considered a level-leaning court, that's gradually eased and in the first appeal stage, only three judges hear arguments. >> its all depends on who the three judges are. they are not short on some very conservative judges. their ruling can be appealed to an 11-judge panel. most believe that arizona has an uphill fight. >> a state statute that enters into congress' area and interference with foreign policy of the united stat
WHUT
Jul 30, 2010 8:30pm EDT
as conservation measures kick in, water shortages are growing. in the u.s., western fights over water rights have existed since the west was settled by european immigrants. now water shortages are growing more critical nationwide and spreading to the east. we take a look at the impact the nation's growing population has on this precious natural resource. 2007 was a record year for eastern u.s. water shortages. the associated press reported in october 2007 that, quote, an epic drought in georgia threatens the water supply for millions. florida doesn't have nearly enough water for its expected population boom. the great lakes are shrinking. upstate new york's reservoirs have dropped to record low. across america the picture critically clear, the nation's fresh water supplies can no longer quench its thirst, end quote. that passed but water shortages in the east are becoming more common place. >> we look at the southeastern united states, it was a long time period which droughts were not that serious. but we've had too two major droughts higher over the last decade and at the same time, i think what
MSNBC
Jul 31, 2010 10:00am EDT
secret u.s. documents, a whistle blowing website might possess. >>> terrifying drop. the pictures of a toddler falls three stories from an apartment building but amazingly he is okay. >>> chelsea's big day. the former first daughter gets hitched in new york. we have new details about the wedding which are emerging this morning. we're there live for you. >>> the story from behind bars. a new report talks about what life is like in jail for lindsay lohan. good morning, everyone. i'm alex witt. welcome to this, the last day of july. >>> developing right now, pakistani officials say more than 800 people have been killed over this past week alone after record-breaking floods in the region. joining me now from london, nbc's tazin ahmed. they're pretty extraordinary. what are you learning? >> reporter: they are extreme conditions, alex. death toll is at least 800 at the moment. those figures are expected to rise. large areas approving to be inaccessible and more rain is expected. now hundreds of thousands have been forced from homes and up to a million according to the u.n. have been aff
NBC
Jul 31, 2010 5:00am EDT
voters they support stronger immigration policy. >> meanwhile, baltimore is now home to a new group of u.s. citizens. rob roblin was there as they took the oath to become proud americans. >> for 72 people from all over the world, this is a day they will never forget. >> i'm happy! >> it was an emotional day for the immigrants who became u.s. citizens today. family and friends gathered at the war memorial building for the swearing in of our new citizens. snl the 72 people that became new citizens today came from over 40 countries from all over the country. stephanie rawlings-blake welcomed the new citizens. >> the passion we call america. >> for those that became citizens today, it was a dream come tru. >> i start to live in a free country. to do quha i like to do in this great -- to do what i like to do in this great law. >> it may be possible for me to achieve this beautiful country today. i am glad i am a zens of the united states of america. >> it was a day our new citizens will never forget. for many, it was a very emotional day. rob roblin, wbal-tv 11 news. >> cape cod beaches closed
FOX News
Jul 31, 2010 4:00pm EDT
abuse in the u.s. military. documents will be posted on wiki leaks within weeks. >> gregg: do we have any idea who gave the documents to wiki leaks? >> they seem to be focusing on a analyst bradley manning but he has not an suspect in the case. he was however arrested in may that o charges that he released aerial cockpit videos of a 2000 fire fight in baghdad. manning was moved from a field jail to a brig in virginia where he may face trial. >> gregg: talk to us about the impact of these leaks? >> defense officials say they put u.s. soldiers at risk as well as afghan families. that the state department warning that these leaks may damage u.s. intelligence inside and outside of afghanistan. here is more. >> you dump out tens of thousands of documents. nmgs service all over the world will be looking over them and see what they can glean of how we gain information. this can have a national security impact. >> reporter: he says he offered the white house the documents before they were posted to make sure no innocent people were identified but they didn't respond. a spokesperson for obama
CBS
Jul 30, 2010 6:00pm PDT
depends on how you see the world. . >> reporter: at the u.s. geological survey in menlo park, a lecture four decades in the making with one lesson. >> it's a beautiful planet but it needs care. >> reporter: the usgs is sharing 38 years' worth of satellite photos from around the world, comparing for better or for worse how things have changed. this is shanghai in 1973, mostly forest and farmland. here it is in 2005, the cities colored in blue have exploded in population. here's a patch of rain forest in brazil back in 1975. here's that same 80-mile stretch 28 years later mostly farmland. to outsiders all this development is alarming. >> you could say it's alarming or you could say it's a wonderful thing if you are a farmer in that area and suddenly you have 20,000 hectars of wheat that you can plant and cattle. >> reporter: this is the gulf oil spill in may the white portion oil. the same view taken wednesday, the oil sheen spread dramatically. remember the devastating floods in north dakota last year? this is what fargo normally looks like. and here's fargo last year. the black area is
FOX
Jul 30, 2010 11:00pm EDT
. >> it is really great day for me. you know, being a u.s. citizen. >> it means a lot to me today. great day of my life. >> almost 700,000 people become naturalized u.s. citizens each and every year in this country. >> you need to know tonight about a recall on the lacrosse gloves. logo on the gloves contains high levels of lead. they are the brine bip gloves made in vietnam and sold from july of last year until une of this yearr company is offering replacements or a refund. for more information on the recall, go to foxbaatimore.com/news links. >> google this. seems students trust internet search engines so much it almost does not matter what results come back. northwestern universsty doctors studied more than 100 freshmen, and found that most students clicked on the first seerch result, no matter what it was. some clicks on it because it was the first result. just 10 percent of the students talked about the credentials of the website, they went to. >> new research shows tonight comcast is the fastest internet service provider in the u.s. that's not saying too much. however when compared to other
CNN
Jul 31, 2010 6:00am EDT
parts of the southeastern u.s. should be baking today. triple digit heat indexes are quite likely? ro reynolds wolf has your saturday forecast. what is it, hot, hotter and hotter? >> it is crazy in parts of the southeast. i mean, it's going to be one of those things where you walk across the pavement and your feet will melt. parts of south georgia will have temperatures going up to 115 degrees. that's what it's going to feel like with the high humidity and the high heat, it will be unbearable. we're talking about possibly having extreme heat across ten states in the southeast. so point taken and absolutely serious about this. you don't have to go outside today, by all means, don't. if you are going outside, early morning or during the evening hours. midday, especially by the mid to late afternoon hours, that's the heat is going to bear down. it's going to be difficult. as we look at the national perspective, you see the temperatures. that heat is going to spread not just from parts of the southeast but across portions of the central plansz, dallas, houston, new orleans. out in towards
MSNBC
Jul 31, 2010 8:00am EDT
plant and a gm plant and here is what he had to say. >> you now have all those u.s. auto companies showing a profit. they've rehired 55,000 workers. >> reporter: and, alex, of course the president this week, he has more fund-raising on the schedule coming up. he's going to be going to atlanta. he's going to be going to chicago. he'll be making speeches around that. the focus from here on out to november is going to be the economy. the president hammering home the fact that he's taken some unpopular steps that are bearing fruit. a lot of republicans are saying, look at the scoreboard, mr. president, 9.5% unemployment, slow gdp growth, where are the grounds and that is where this election battle will be fought. >> yeah. just a little glitch there but you handled that very well. just got a little -- >> reporter: interesting. >> no worries. got you covered. >>> president obama says he's concerned about the ethics charges facing congressman charlie rangel. rangel denies the 13 charges, which include tax and disclosur. perhaps september, right at the election season gears up. >>> firefig
CNN
Jul 31, 2010 6:00pm EDT
in the courts and on the streets? also more than 100 days of disaster. the worst spill in u.s. history marks a milestone. and we're asking the tough questions about how and why so much oil seems to have vanished. >>> and art in the white house from every angle. join me on a fascinating tour of historic paintings, antiques and did he cure that presidents get to see and enjoy every day. welcome to our viewers in the united states and around the world. wolf blitzer is off. i'm suzanne malveaux and you're in "the situation room." >>> arizona's controversial immigration law went into effect as scheduled this week. minus key provisions blocked by federal judge. now no one in the state seems satisfied. governor jan brewer quickly launched an appeal of the ruling. and opponents of the crackdown launched a series of street protests leading to a number of arrests. both sides are preparing for the next round of the legal fight. i spoke with cnn's senior legal analyst jeffrey toobin about the ruling by u.s. district judge susan bolton which focused on the most controversial elements of the law. jeff, we
FOX News
Jul 31, 2010 12:00pm EDT
guard troops are supposed to arrive at the u.s.-mexico border tomorrow. but now there is word they may not get there until october. this as arizona's governor learns her appeal has been delayed and has been delayed for months. our own version of a royal wedding but this one is really top secret. today is chelsea clint's big day we are in rinehart new york ahead of the ceremony. >> shannon: scary numbers for congressional democrats ahead the november mid terms. 13. that's how many charges congressman charlie rangel is facing. 8 is how many is asking congressman to resign. now that congressman woman maxine waters has chosen to go through with a trial of her own. malini wilkes is here to break it down for us. >> a second ethics trial is possible this fall for california representative maxine waters. for the first time president obama is commenting about the ethics charges against new york congressman charlie rangel. now, rangle himself is refusing to talk about the 13 charges against him. including allegations of misusing his office. failure to disclose assets and nonpayment of taxes. so
FOX News
Jul 31, 2010 4:00am EDT
by the auto company bailouts. >> today for the first time since 2004 all three u.s. automakers are operating at a profit. the the president toured a chrysler plant that added 1,000 jobs and a second shift and a plant where g.m. makes the electric volt kept open during the usual summer shut down. republics who supported the bail intermediate did not like him patting hill self on the bat. >> my concern is now is not the time to declare victory. >> alabama senator said this benefits the unions but certainly not american taxpayers who will infer get all of their money back. but industry experts say the auto bailouts could be the best spent bailout money of all. >> we are poised to see a dynamic industry one of the few things in the tarp bailout process that worked. >> that makes the president welcome in a state with 13 percent unemployment rate and with elections three months away he reminded the workers republicans were mostly opposed 7. >> just want to point that out. right? your jobs might not exist. >> but the wailouts did not produce enough jobs and the american people own two thirds of the
FOX News
Jul 31, 2010 11:00am EDT
bernanke already said purchases of treasuries use confidence in the u.s.' ability to control rates, you will see those bond rates turn on a dime. >> let's get off of bond rates for a second. the fact is the confidence, the american public does want some confidence that their government is going to start acting sensibly, not spending like drunken sailors. wouldn't that give us some confidence to know that they are trying to fix social security? because it is broken. everybody knows that. >> i'm going to get myself an admiral's hat and a bottle of whiskey and start thinking about spending. i love the way we keep talking about drunken sailors. you know, it is economic stimulus. maybe we can even deploy some social security number towards lending to small business, which is something the banks don't seem to be able to do. >> that's such an -- that is so wrong. >> start with reform by the most privileged and lucky people in this country. >> not meant for any other purpose. >> that's the point. hold on a second. there was a contract made with american citizens when social security was created
PBS
Jul 30, 2010 7:00pm PDT
. the u.s. recovery lost momentum this spring, susie. that came as consumers spent less and imports surged. >> susie: tom, "sluggish" is the best way to describe growth in the second quarter: the gross domestic product, or g.d.p., slowed to an annual rate of 2.4%. that's down from a revised 3.7% in the first quarter, but on the positive side, this is the fourth straight quarter of growth. >> tom: the smaller g.d.p. figure was balanced by a big jump in midwest business activity. the chicago purchasing managers index marked its 10th straight month of expansion, up to 62.3. any number over 50 signals growth. today's numbers highlight the cross currents in the economy, and whether growth will be strong enough to drive down unemployment. suzanne pratt takes a look at what analysts say lies ahead for the u.s. economy. >> reporter: on the surface, the economy growing at a rate of 2.4% doesn't sound so bad. after all, consumer spending in the second quarter was only slightly weaker than the first quarter. on top of that, businesses bought up equipment and software at a blistering pace. the problem
CNN
Jul 31, 2010 1:00am EDT
police officers too much power. in particular, what makes someone a suspected illegal immigrant, that u.s. citizens will be hassled, that people of color will be hassled far more than white citizens. you say that's completely not true? >> listen, we've had the justice department a year and a half investigating us for alleged racial profiling. i think we've done pretty good. i don't think that the law enforcement, the local police are going to racial profile. i'm convinced they are not. they know how to do their jobs. when they do come across people pursuant to their duties and find out that person is illegally here, they're going to take action, i hope. >> what the critics ask you, though -- i would like to hear an answer, though, is what makes somebody -- what makes somebody, a police officer suspicious of someone as being an illegal alien? if you stop someone for a taillight, what is reasonable suspicion of being an illegal alien? >> here we go into criterias. many criterias to follow and i will spend all day doing that but basically they don't have any identification, that they admit b
MSNBC
Jul 31, 2010 11:00am EDT
. >>> new growing worries about wikileaks and the safety of u.s. troops. is the renegade website about to release even more classified war documents? >>> battling for political survival, charles rangel fights ethics charges. what will be the fallout for democrats this fall? >>> and wedding watch. we have the who, what and where about chelsea clinton's saturday night nuptials. good morning, everyone. welcome to msnbc saturday. i'm alex witt. 11:00 a.m. on the east coast. here's what's happening. >>> we have this developing news into pakistan. officials there now say more than 800 people have been killed over the past week after record-breaking floods in the region. joining me now from london, nbc's tazeen ahmed. what else are you learning about this situation there? >> reporter: alex, the number of dead is expected to rise as many people are still missing. hundreds of thousands have been forced from homes. up to a million say the u.n. have been affected. it's been described as the worst flooding in decades. and about 80 years. now a large number of people have been made homeless after r
CNN
Jul 31, 2010 10:00am EDT
scary. that is exactly what happened to one u.s. congressman. this doesn't happen all the time. you actually have it happening live on the radio. we'll hear the play by play in a moment. we'll be right back. >>> checking our top stories now in florida, more than 1300 firefighters are trying to extinguish a trio of wildfires that have already charred 30,000 acres. beyond homes and property, it threatens to disrupt electricity as the flames approach nearby power lines. a federal appeals court has denied arizona governor jan brewer for an expedited hearing. >>> the phoenix police department say 45 people were arrested thursday during widespread protests of xp-1070. a u.s. district judge has blocked enforcement of the most kron t controversial provisions of the law. >>> severe rains in pakistan. the death toll is going up. our reza sayah is with us on the phone, on the line. he has been making his way to one of the hardest hit regions. if you can, update us on the numbers that have been changing this morning, the numbers confirmed dead and also describe for us what you have been seeing
CNN
Jul 31, 2010 2:00pm EDT
. >>> a tragic milestone for u.s. troops in afghanistan. the rise in american cal yults can be attributed to a new stra strategy, increased fighting and more boots on the ground than ever before. atia abawi has more on that from kabul. >> reporter: july was the deadliest month for u.s. forces here on the ground in afghanistan since the war began in 2001 with at least 66 u.s. sorry advice members killed in the month of july. oddly enough, it was not the deadliest month for the combined coalition. that actually occurred in june of 2010 when we saw at least 103 nato casualties. this month, in july, there is about 88 nato casualties. the majority of them americans. this could have to do with president barack obama's troop surge that he announced late in 2009. that troop surge is not even complete yet. we are seeing the deadliest summer here in afghanistan, a summer that unfortunately was grimly predicted back in the summer of 2009 when the then top nato commander, general stanley mcchrystal, announced a new strategy and new tactical directives to protect civilian lives. he knew that no war ha
FOX News
Jul 31, 2010 7:00pm EDT
of wrongdoing inside the ranks of the u.s. military. we're live with the details. >> also tonight.... >> we lies this we have no power. >> homeowners not giving up hope as crews in california struggle to gain the upper hand on dangerous wildfires. dozens of homes already destroyed, thousands more threatened. a live report from the front line ahead. >> plus, a major delay in protecting our border. why it could take national guard troops an additional months to shore up border security. also, a shock warning along one of the most busiest beaches in the nation and getting married. a democratic royal wedding straight ahead. >> right now we under chelsea clinton and marc mezvinsky are in the wedding vows as we speak. they are tying the knot in upstate new york. details of the wedding is harder to come by than national security briefings but 400 people were invited. including plenty from entertainment and politics, going down in rhinebeck, new york, hundred miles north of new york city. that tiny community suddenly thrust in the gobble spotlight. believe golg maps is about as close as we can get to th
MSNBC
Jul 31, 2010 7:00am EDT
to tweak parts of the law in response to the u.s. district judge who put a hold on some of the law's most controversial parts. since she issued the warning hundreds of e-mails and phone calls including threats have poured into the courthouse. meanwhile senator john mccain is speaking out in support of the law. >> a lot of this issue would not be as compelling as it is if the federal government had carried out its responsibilities. then it wouldn't require that kind of legislation. >> now to our legal panel. rebecca rose woodland and johna spillboard. good morning. >> good morning. >> had the federal government carried out its part in terms of enforcing the laws would this not have had to happen? >> that's a nice way to put that arizona overstepped their boundaries. it doesn't make the arizona state law more appropriate. the federal government has authority over immigration. the judge has ruled the arizona law usurps such authority. she's made it clear there are aspects of the law that are not appropriate for the state of arizona to enforce. >> okay. we're going to get the details in secon
PBS
Jul 30, 2010 5:30pm PDT
, the u.s. and china, had oil spills at the same time. i hope this helps people realize the hidden cost of oil spill -- of oil consumption are there. -- who will put pressure on them? the pollution will harm our business for a long time, at this person and grumbles. "but i cannot do anything about it." this family struggles on it through the toxic sludge. they have no choice. they have to make a living. they must wait and see if their livelihoods will ever recover. bbc news, northeast china. >> israel has launched air strikes against targets in the gaza strip. palestinian witnesses report numerous explosions in gaza city and several people injured. the rockets were fired -- and rockets were fired by militants earlier on friday. police investigating the bomb attacks in uganda have charged three canyons on multiple charges of murder, attempted murder -- three kenyans on multiple charges of murder, attempted murder, and terrorism. and islamist militant group has said they were behind the attacks. there has rejected allegations that he has blood on his hands. he says there is no evidence th
CNN
Jul 31, 2010 4:00pm EDT
the brand of louisiana and gulf seafood around the u.s. we need to do that. we have to have product to go to marketplace and fishermen to get back to the dock. we have a program called back to the dock we presented to bp to incentivize fishermen to get over the hurdle and transition back into fisher. >> ewell, one thing you said is we need to rebuild the brand of louisiana seafood. obviously there will be folks around the country concerned that the seafood they get from the gulf on their table may not be safe. as you know and i'm sure you can talk about this, the food and drug administration came out yesterday and said, no, we have tested this. not only with the smell test but also with chemical testing at various laboratories across the country and the tests came back clean. so how do you rebuild the brand? how do you get that message out there? >> reporter: we know it's going to take time. it took alaska about five years to rebuild consumer confidence. it's working with the fda. they are working with the epa, noaa fisheries, our state department of health and hospitals and wildlife & fi
FOX News
Jul 31, 2010 6:00pm EDT
heard something a few minutes ago. >> defense officials say they put u.s. soldiers in afghanistan at risk, as well as putting at risk afghan families. and at the state department, they are warning that it may damage u.s. intelligence efforts inside and outside of afghanistan. here's more. >> dump out tens of thousands of documents... you know, intelligence services all over the world will be look over them and seeing what they can glean in terms of how we gain information. and this can have a national security impact. >> julian assange says he offered to let the white house view the document before they were posted to make sure no innocent people were identified. he said the white house did not respond. but a spokesman for president obama says there was no such offer and the claim is, quote, absolutely, unequivocally not true. >> molly, live from washington, thank you for that. >> in other news, national guard troops were supposed to start beefing up the arizona border, starting tomorrow. now they are being assigned to keep a close eye on illegals near the state line and new word
SFGTV2
Jul 31, 2010 1:39pm PDT
and transit, in the u.s., a traditionally we have seen by? -- traditionally we have seen bicycle racks. we cannot really see that in europe. is it because of the size of the city? >> i think honestly, it would not be possible to do that in copenhagen is there are so many cyclists which would try to use that service. i think the system would break down. you could do it if you had few cyclists, i guess. we have examples of areas in denmark we have that system, but that is not in the dense areas. >> my name is neil. i am with the san francisco planning department. i wanted to go back to your goal of mass cycling and how to speak forcefully about the boards of providing infrastructure that matches the needs of everyone that you would like to see cycling. he would say there is a fundamental disconnect between stating that goal and not providing that infrastructure. i want your opinion on the second topic that we touched on today, which there was a slide in the presentation, carrots and whips, and whether you would agree how important that is? thus far, and our experience, teh carrots are the th
FOX
Jul 30, 2010 10:00pm EDT
's ms. iowa u.s. a. katherine conners meeting to bury a controversy. >> you a lot of people are mad about it but other people think it's hill airious. >> reporter: batista apologized. >> my agent called me and said we have to move to plan b. >> reporter: so he sent her flowers and gave her a call inviting her to washington to throw out the first pitch at tonight's game against the phillies. >> i think it's really cool. >> reporter: nats fans are loving it and digging her. >> and the fact that he did this, now we're going to have some fans from iowa which is great. >> reporter: just before 7:00 ms. iowa u.s.a. took to the mound and threw not a strike but not in the dirt, either. the ball now in batista's court. >> i told him that i can throw a pitch or two but the question is if he can walk in my bikini and high heels. >> reporter: how about it miguel? >> no, i don't stand a chance. >> reporter: so she threw another pitch. >> my director from ms. iowa u.s.a. contacted him to see if he would like to come and judge a pageant coming up in october to see all the beautiful women we have i
FOX News
Jul 31, 2010 2:30pm EDT
u.s. military footage of an aerial assault by a u.s. helicopter in baghdad that killed 12, including two reuters news staffers back in 2007. there were lots of concerns raised by these postings, judy, obviously, we heard some of there from the defense secretary and we heard more from the chairman of the joint chiefs admiral mike mull nenmullens. is this advocacy, do the journalists have the right to release anything they can get their hands on? >> what's really interested me, jon, the extent to which the journalistic community has divided on this issue, just as they did in the valerie plame case, which was of course, scooter libby's leaking of the name of intelligence person and for which he was conducted. there are many people who say this is just absolutely unacceptable in a time of war. many journalists believed that, even a liberal site on the federal of scientists. their secrecy project, it's totally unacceptable. so you're going to get very, very strong reactions on the media on this. >> three publications, will, got these things in advance. there's spiegel in germany and the n
ABC
Jul 30, 2010 5:30pm PDT
been wiped out. orter: the tuthe u.s. auto industry turnaround is the job losses? he job losses? more than 330,000 in 2008, have topped. and the industry is actually hiring new workers. 55,000 over the past year. >> kept the doors open, kept the heghts on. >> we're hoping we're on a hopingk. >> reporter: the president mocked republicans who loudly epublicans whoilout and predicted it would not work. >> they don't like admitting >> n when i do the right thing. but they might have had to admit it. want allt all of you to know, i will bet on the american worker ny day of the week. >> reporter: one of the biggest critics was republican richard shelby. today, he still thinks the out was a s a mistake. >> the american taxpayers are still on the hook, will always be on the hook. still on the h a lot of this money will never this money w >> reporter: he's actually right about that. the bush administration gave the bu n, nothan $25 billion, no strings attached, to bailout gm and chrysler. and and nobody expects that money to torepaid. st they have already started repaying some of the $60 billi
CBS
Jul 30, 2010 5:30pm PDT
-b. >> couric: in afghanistan today, a traffic accident involving u.s. contractors triggered a street riot in kabul. angry afghans attacked the contractors and set fire to their vehicles as police moved in, firing weapons in the air. at least four afghans were killed, but it's unclear if all died in the accident or in the riot and gunfire that followed. also today, the military reported six more americans were killed in southern afghanistan. that raises the death toll to 66 for july, the worst month of the war for u.s. forces. in war, there are two fronts-- one where troops face the enemy in battle and one where their loved ones wait and worry that they'll receive the worst kind of news. that's where terry mccarthy takes us tonight in his ongoing series following the third battalion, first marine-- "the thundering 3rd." >> reporter: may 11 this year, a roadside bomb kills marine sergeant kenneth may and corporal jeffrey johnson in garmsir, southern afghanistan. half a day later and halfway around the world in southern california, may's wife, crystal, gets a knock on the door. >> i looked t
PBS
Jul 30, 2010 7:30pm PDT
are legally here, including u.s. citizens, to be detained for who knows how long. she says that interferes with the federal law and you can't do that. that is basically pre-emented. so that was the basis of the judge's ruling. >> let's reminds people of the history of jan brewer. she came to the white house and met with the president. she signed this bill. she thinks it's a good idea. and her argument is that she's forcing the federal government to do its job but she'll appeal it all the way to the supreme court, if that's what it takes. what does me mean by that? >> what she's saying is look who's frustrating the intent of congress. congress passed a law intend us to get tough with illegal immigration. look who isn't doing it. it's the federal government. but the feds say there's only so much we can do. we have limited resource. so let's decide what the biggest problem is and let's not be calling us every day with thousands and thousands of people, everybody that you pick up off the street. now, one other thing -- the judge's ruling also noted that 18 other states are considering followin
CBS
Jul 30, 2010 11:00pm EDT
down. >> the bill did not pass. >>> the death of six more u.s. troops in afghanistan bring the total for july to at least 66 and that makes it the deadliest month for u.s. forces in the nearly 9-year-old war. casualties may climb even more as forces go on the offensive pushing further into taliban territory. >>> the u.s. soldier from potomac, maryland, charged with leaking military secrets is now sitting in a virginia military jail tonight. private bradley manning was flown from kuwait to a marine base to await trial. he is believed to be responsible for the leak of tens of thousands afghanistan war logs that were posted on a website. also accused of releasing chopper video of a 2007 firefight in baghdad that left two dead. >>> tonight b.p. is scaling back its cleanup operations more than two weeks after stopping the blown out oil well from gushing. according to b.p.'s website more than 40,000 people were employed at one point in response to the spill about three weeks ago. today that number is below 33,000. but local officials worry millions of gallons of oil still in the gulf while
CNN
Jul 31, 2010 8:00am EDT
widespread protests of sb-1070, the immigration law we're talking about. a u.s. district judge has blocked enforcement of the more controversial provisions of the law. >>> we saw some updates this week about the story of all those thousands -- tens of thousands of pages of military documents that were leaked to a website. the prime suspect is an army private by the name of bradley manning. he is now in solitary confinement in virginia. authorities believe he forwarded thousands of classified documents about the afghanistan war to the website wikileaks. cnn's sandra endoin washington for us with the very latest. sandra, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, t.j. military officials are investigating who leaked 76,000 pages of u.s. documents pertaining to the war in afghanistan to the website, as you mentioned, wikileaks. now private 1st class bradley manning remains their prime suspect so far. according to a military spokesperson, the 22-year-old from oklahoma was transferred from kuwait to quantico, virginia where he got a physical example and medical screenings. he's charged with
CNN
Jul 31, 2010 1:00pm EDT
might start investing or hiring people. >> there's two types, particularly for the u.s. chen things get bad the economy snaps back to where they were before the recession. bad is followed by robust. optimistic are sort of hoping that the past to the u.s. is one of the feature. there's the pessimist i might be one and diane too. a lot of unemployed are long-term unemployed. they're losing skills and market. as that starts to happen they start to being disenfranchised. and when the growth returns they may not be ready to take those new jobs. this is what we learned in europe in the 1980s, 1990s. the unemployment remained very high for a decade after a serious recession. so i think the key to getting a decade rate is getting long-term unemployed back to work. >> that's going to be the goal and the discussion going on throughout the election. that's what you're going to be hearing from the administration and never else running. we'll talk with you both again. thank you for joining us. justin wolfers is a associate professor of business and diane swonk of mesiro financial. let's talk about t
CNN
Jul 31, 2010 3:00pm EDT
the way over to the u.s. coast. they are responsible for the vast majority of major hurricanes. we have two areas that we are watching, one of which could potentially be a cape verd storm. the chances are potentially greater. we want to let you know that is out there. there is another wave north of south america that we will be watching. that doesn't look like conditions are nearly as favorable. it looks like things are going to get pretty active in the week ahead. we will keep you updated. >> we don't want to hear anything that might interfere with the operation in the gulf to take care of the well. >> way too early to say. >> thank you, appreciate it. >>> josh levs have the hottest videos on line. >> in the future, our cars are going to park themselves. >> really? >> this is actually happening right now. coming up, i will show you this. plus, a 4-year-old drummer and the greatest compilation of dads catching foul balls while they hold their babies. it is all next in viral video rewind. [ male announcer ] how do you know when something's good? when something's safe? you talk to these g
ABC
Jul 31, 2010 5:00am PDT
again called on iran to release the americans saying that none of them ever worked for the u.s. government. >> a danville man has been sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for running a ponzi scheme. he promised his victims annual returns of as much as 36% from foreign currency trades he never made. he a used the loot to pay for a lavish lifestyle. >> a girl that was accidentally shot to death by her eight brother will spend time behind bars. they were sentenced yesterday to less than to a year in jail. they were given credit for the 185 days already served. police say the little boy didn't think the gun he picked up was real. >> a new york congressman is generating a lot of buzz when he retires. anthony weiner ripped into his colleagues this week. he projected to procedural tactics to pass health benefits for responders of 9/11. >> it's a shame if you believe it's a bad idea to provide else's health care than vote no, but don't say it was a different procedure. >> republicans attempted to interrupted he refused to yield. >> the gentleman will sit down, i will not! the gentl
MSNBC
Jul 30, 2010 9:00pm EDT
. >> today for the first time since 2004, all three u.s. automakers are operating at a profit. the first time in six years. last year, many thought this industry would keep losing jobs. as it had for the better part of the past decade. today, u.s. automakers have added 55,000 jobs since last june. the strongest job growth in more than ten years of the auto industry? >> and celebrating one of the genuine policy successes of this administration, the president also took an opportunity to draw a sharp political contrast between his administration's efforts to save the auto industry and the gop's entire to see it sold for scraps. >> i want you to remember, though, if some folks had their way, none of this would have been happening. just want to point that out. right? i mean, this plant, this plant and your jobs might not exist. there were leaders of the "just say no" crowd in washington. they were saying, oh, standing by the auto industry would guarantee failure. one of them called it the worst investment you could possibly make. they said -- they said we should just walk away and let those jobs g
PBS
Jul 31, 2010 12:00am PDT
that the u.s. does have some humanitarian interest in afghanistan. it isn't simply national security, but it is a nation-building aspect. >> rose: so tell me about her. >> i was very, very, very keen about making sure that she understood the consequences of being on the cover of "time" magazine, that she was protected that she was ensalated from anything that might happen. but, at the same time, this is a young woman who was brutallized in a way that is unimaginable. and yet sheaf very aware of the picture being taken. she was certainly aware that it was going to be on the cover. she wanted to show the world what had happened to her, she wanted to become in fact what i think she will become, a symbol for the brutality ofhital began regime. >> rose: afghanistan, we have had now petraeus there for a while. tell me what you think is going on and what keend of assessment they are making about the reality of how afghanistan is different than iraq. >> from what i've heard, general petraeus is having the same sort of tough time trying to convince hamid karzai to build a noncorrupt governmen
SFGTV2
Jul 31, 2010 3:30pm PDT
way that you look at me. the creator made u.s. the same. consciousness. when i travel around the world, especially the united states, people crashed their head. we are very different. if you do not believe me, as clocks once in awhile. [laughter] -- watch fox once in a while. [laughter] i call than the complex clan without sheep -- call them the dlklu klux klan without sheets. [laughter] barack obama promised to provide education, not incarceration. he has yet to keep the promise. we told him to it. do keep your promise. [applause] thank you so much. i cannot help myself, i do concerts', benefits for the black panthers, it has to come out. take it home, bring it home. the best is still ahead for all of us in san francisco. i know in my heart, a person for person, there are more artists then, artists in the bay area. -- more artists than con artists in the bay area. [applause] when you bring together the collective consciousness of artists, you can see compassion, beauty. excellence, integrity. all of the things that come from the heart. i have learned a lot from [unintelligible] . i am
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